Questions tagged [geoprocessing]

Geoprocessing is a GIS operation used to manipulate GIS data. If you are performing geoprocessing using ArcGIS then the tag Geoprocessing-framework is specific to that software and should be used instead.

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ArcMap location queries

I'm new to ArcGIS and am trying to determine sites that meet a series of geographic criteria including: within various distances of certain features, as well as within a distance of one layer but not ...
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Creating geopackage layers as output with QGIS batch processing autofill option

Is it possible to use the Calculate by Expression tool to output geopackage layers. For example, with the batch option for the polygon to line function. With the following expressions I can create ...
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Batch processing GPX tracks

I have a manual QGIS system that starts when I load a GPX file into QGIS and perform a number of actions on it. It all works perfectly. I want to automate this process using the QGIS Graphical Modeler,...
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QGIS: Dissolving stacked polygons into non-overlapping “donut” features

I am trying to get my head around what I think is a fairly straight forward geoprocessing problem: I have created a polygon contour layer. However the polygon features are stacked on top of each other ...
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Finding Overlapping/Close Points of Same Layer in ArcGIS Pro

I have a dataset of point features with photo attachments of street signs from volunteers through the Survey123 app. The app records their location which ultimately creates the point feature. Part of ...
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Sampling raster data and classifying the pixels

I'm completely new to python usage in GIS. I'm working with Sentinel images and want to sample the pixels of raster file only in the places which are represented by the geometry of the truth data ...
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Outputting temporary feature layer from geoprocessing script tool to current map (ArcGIS Pro)

This is my first time attempting to create a script tool. I have gotten my script to work when running it in the Python window in ArcGIS Pro, however running from the script tool is slightly different....
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Adjusting Points with Offset using ArcGIS Pro

I have a collection of GPS points that were collected along a road over the course of a few years. Some years are right where they are suppose to be, but others are offset by 500 feet. Another year's ...
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QGIS: How to speed up raster processing?

Is there any way to speed up raster processing in QGIS? I have seen discussion about speeding up rendering and querying, but not processing. I am using SAGA tools to calculate morphometrics and the ...
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Donut shape related to concentric circles in QGIS

I would like to get an area between 10 miles and 20 miles from the center of counties. To do that, I wrote the code and got the following image. But, as you can see, there are some empty points, as ...
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How is Topographic Position Index calculated?

My understanding of how topographic position index is calculated is: TPI = cell value - (mean of cell values within defined neighborhood) But, I see that Weiss' original poster (http://www.jennessent....
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Is there any way to see a computational complexity of a tool?

For example, if I run a tool, ModelBuilder or ArcPy script and I select it's input data and parameters. Is there any way to see how complex the algorithm is in some kind of units? After the tool has ...
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“Failed to load system tools” error from ArcGIS Pro Geoprocessing

I updated my ArcGIS Pro to the latest version, and after opening a project and clicking on the Geoprocessing tab I get an error that starts Failed to load system tools which is then followed by a ...
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Calculate and map gains and losses of mangrove extent over time (vector data) QGIS

I have a shapefile containing polygons (area of mangrove) per year for 35 years (=35 shapefiles). I would like to map changes of mangrove extent over time. I want to map gains and losses (colour ...
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Join the fields (column) into headers after geoprocessing

I am new on QGIS, I will try to be as specific as possible, but it seems quite hard to explain... I am working with a first polygon vector: species' territories [In the attributes table: 50 lines, for ...
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Using a hillshade function as processing template while adding rasters to a mosaic in ArcPro 2.5.1 does not work

I have a workflow in Arc desktop 10.6 where I add bathymetry raster source mosaics of different cell sizes to a master mosaic as type table and apply a hillshade function at the same time. (This is ...
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QGIS Python: Creating a split seperate Split Vector Layer by Shapefile:SyntaxError: invalid syntax

I have been following this solution of my Question to make the Vector Split algorithm output in the shapefiles: Splitting vector layer into shapefiles (not geopackage) using QGIS?. The Thing is I want ...
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NDVI calculation

I am a newbie in PyQGIS. I start to write my own simple code to automatically calculate NDVI from Landsat 5. Here is my code: from PyQt5.QtGui import * from qgis.analysis import * land_3 = 'D:\...
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Does MakeTableView work with field_info in ArcObjects?

gp.Execute(new MakeTableView() { in_table = $@"Database Connections\os@gisuat.sde\TESTGIS.SOME_POLY", out_view = "SOME_POLY", ...
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Seperate each row of points from shapefile with latitude and longitude information

I have a shapefile which has point geometry points with latitude and longitude values.The image when opened in QGIS looks similar to the below picture and I want to know whether I can separate each ...
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Divide batch of polygons inside shapefile into aligned grid using ArcGIS 10.4 [duplicate]

I have a polygon shapefile that contain a batch of rectangular polygons with almost equal dimensions. These polygons are not touching each other, they are on some distance. Now I want to split or ...
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Working out the area of certain class types within a polygon

I am trying to use a DEM to determine land management units based on combinations of slope and aspect. As per the task I have created three individual boolean 'Class' rasters which have specific ...
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Saving as/export results of GeoVisual Search (Descartes Labs)

I am working with satellite imagery processing. I'm using this service to search for some objects in the US: https://search.descarteslabs.com Can I export about 1k results, for example, to KML or ...
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Importing map found on the Internet to QGIS [closed]

I am new to QGIS and I have learned some of the basics. Now, I have found a Soil Map of Germany I want to work with on the internet. My tasks now are as follows. To reduce the size of the map with ...
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Generate parcel-adjacency polygons?

I have a parcel layer (blue polygons) and a road centerline layer (black lines). I want to generate polygons that represent the portion of the road right-of-way that is adjacent to each parcel (...
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When to choose between a raster or vector format?

I'm trying to decide how to best serve data layers on a map. The data will be preprocessed on the server. The workflow I'm currently trying to implement goes as follows: Acquire satellite imagery (eg....
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Creating building's shadow over buildings in QGIS

I want to create a map with the shadows projected from the building. There are a few methods to create this, but all of them are not so accurate. The Translate Method has the problem that is not ...
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Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Categories

My problem resembles the capacitated vehicle routing problem but there is an aspect to it to which I've been unable to find a solution in tools like ESRI's Network Analyst. The problem is to find the ...
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Cannot reuse output feature class in a custom geoprocess using ArcObjects

I'm developing an arcobjects 10.4.1 custom GeoProcess (fusion shift) which has to be able to run within a model builder. The GeoProcess seems to run smoothly, but the problem is it needs to be ...
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Polygons from two different shapefiles that share common border in QGIS?

I have two shapefiles, which are village administrative units in this case. Given that these two shapefiles share a common boundary/border is it possible to get the border units (villages) on both ...
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QGIS 3.4 Select by Location Returns Geometry Error - Processing Settings Ignored

I am using QGIS 3.4 on Ubuntu 18.04. I have a county wide city boundary polygon layer and a county wide building footprint polygon layer. I would like to select all the buildings that are within a ...
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At what stage is it best to project your data? Or does it even matter?

I am doing a series of geoprocessing steps in ArcGIS with a couple different datasets, for a global analysis of habitat loss and impacts on biodiversity. I have raster forest cover tiles and polygon ...
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Using Union tool without optional overlay layer

In QGIS 3.10.3, I'm trying to figure out how to use the Union tool without the optional overlay layer. When I go to "Vector > Geoprocessing Tools > Union..." and bring up the tool, the ...
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Create a polygon from a line layer [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 2.14. I am trying to create a polygon from a line layer(roads) so that I can clip layers within that area, but my output layer will not clip any other layer only the roads it lies ...
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Remove polygon overlap based on id in Python

I have a Shapefile consists of multiple polygons, where I want to erase the overlap based on the id. An example to visualize the problem: import geopandas as gpd from shapely.geometry import ...
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Batch Create Circle Sections based on center point, radius and azimuth range

I have over 1000 points with radius and min/max azimuth. I need to create a circle section based on these three columns for each point (buffer each point by radius but only keep the section between ...
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When clipping an input vector layer with many polygons, polygons which overlap the boundary of the clip layer are not included in clipped layer

This seems like a simple issue, but searching all the questions and answers here I cannot find the solution. I have a vector file made up of many polygons (it is a layer of vegetation types). I want ...
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Geoprocessor cannot find input data, but only for some users

I am developing a stand alone application that at some point needs to run Dissolve on a subset of data in a feature class. This code works for me without issue, regardless of workstation. When another ...
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Calculating shape area for polygons in different files using Python

I need to calculate the shape area (and possible the perimiter) of polygons for over 300 files. I tried to use a Python code but I am not very familiar with Python so when it returns an error I do not ...
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Image recognition between Improved vs Raw Land for city parcels from Aerial with QGIS? [duplicate]

Are there any tools or methods that allow QGIS analyze whether the lots/parcels have been untouched or developed, and return a "1" or "0" to a table or points layer or anything? I was thinking more ...
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Resolve Intersecting areas in shapefile

I combined two shapefiles and noticed that the polygons didn't overlay perfectly. How can I resolve these intersections to snap to their closest neighbours? This is a closer look at the intersections:...
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Spatial join (points in polygon) but also including the “observation count” of each point in the join_count field

I have point layers of bird observations, and I want to symbolize certain areas by the number of bird observations in each polygon. Each point in the point layer has a "observation count" field ...
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Finding distance of consecutive points in a GeoPandas data frame

I am trying to find the distance between every consecutive points in a GeoPandas dataframe. Let's say we have the following data frame: import pandas as pd import geopandas data=pd.DataFrame() data['...
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When is HDF or GeoTIFF best?

For my use case, I'm specifically referring to HDF-EOS. I'm trying to analyse ASTER data so am wondering which format I should utilise. I know GeoTIFF is easier and more compatible, yet HDF has ...
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Append/Insert geoprocessing results into an existing feature class (polyline midpoints)

I plan to run a scheduled server job on a feature class in an Oracle 18c/10.7.1 geodatabase. The job would: Truncate the rows in an existing feature class Generate new rows from a geoprocessing tool ...
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Connecting survey vessel points with lines on ArcGIS Online

I am collecting vessels historical points on ArcGIS Online, these are received as csv from the web, based on an API call., but I would like to be able to connect the dots, anytime I retrieve these ...
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PostGIS - suppress errors

Is there any way in SQL to supress errors in PostGIS functions, for instance if some of your geometries are invalid but you want to report a null value for the output or something? To give an example,...
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Finding all points from a csvLayer within a circle with ArcGIS JavaScript

I am new to GIS and I am trying to develop a webpage using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I am currently trying to figure out how to select all of the points from a CSV that are within a circle. I have ...
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Creating layer showing difference between two shapefiles using ArcMap [closed]

I have 2 zoning shapefiles for different years. I am creating a swipe map that will show those two years separately to visualize change in zoning. In addition to this, I want to create a third map ...
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Obtaining least number of grids (polygons) covering a separate polygon while the grids are overlapping

I have grids as polygons where the grids are overlapping. I want list of grids covering a separate polygon. The image below demonstrate the problem. The red lines are the edges of the grids and the ...

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